Is Alloplastic Temporomandibular Joint Reconstruction a Viable Option in the Surgical Management of Adult Patients With Idiopathic Condylar Resorption?

@article{Mehra2016IsAT,
  title={Is Alloplastic Temporomandibular Joint Reconstruction a Viable Option in the Surgical Management of Adult Patients With Idiopathic Condylar Resorption?},
  author={Pushkar Mehra and Mohammed Nadershah and Radhika Chigurupati},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2016},
  volume={74 10},
  pages={2044-54}
}
PURPOSE Idiopathic condylar resorption (ICR) presents diagnostic and therapeutic challenges to practitioners because of the rarity of the condition, progressive deformity, and simultaneous involvement of skeletal, occlusal, and articular disorders. The objective of this study was to report clinical outcomes after prosthetic replacement of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) for the management of ICR. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis of patients with ICR managed by bilateral total… CONTINUE READING